The difference between where and wear
Do you already know the difference between where and wear? When do we use where and the verb wear?
The words where and wear are some of the most confusing words in the English language. A lot of English learners get confused when these words because they sound completely the same. These types of words are called homophones, which means similar-sounding. But despite their similar sound, these two words have different meanings. So, how are these two words different from each other? Read this article and find out the difference between where and wear.
When to use Where
Few tips when using Where
When where is used to refer to a point of reference, the preposition ‘from’ is required.
When using where to refer to a destination, we no longer use the preposition to.
Where are you going to? (WRONG)
When using where to refer to the location of a person, event, or thing, the preposition is UNNECESSARY. Adding ‘at’ in this structure makes the sentence incorrect and colloquial.
Where are you at? (WRONG)
When to use Wear
We wear raincoats on rainy days.
My friend always wears a watch.
Wear can also mean to become weaker, damaged, or thinner because of continuous use.
After 10 years of using this shirt, the sleeve is now wearing.
All of your complaints have worn me down.
If your tires are worn, you should replace them.